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Growth kinetics of an indigenous mixed microbial consortium during phenol degradation in a batch reactor.
Biodegradation of phenol by a mixed microbial culture, isolated from a sewage treatment plant, was investigated in batch shake flasks. A minimum concentration of 100 and a maximum of 800 mg 1(-1) ofExpand
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Development of medium for enhanced production of glutaminase-free l-asparaginase from Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428
Glutaminase-free l-asparaginase is known to be an excellent anticancer agent. In the present study, statistically based experimental designs were applied to maximize the production ofExpand
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Purification and characterization of glutaminase-free L-asparaginase from Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428.
An intracellular glutaminase-free L-asparaginase from Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428 was isolated to apparent homogeneity. The homotetramer enzyme has a molecular mass of 144.4 kDa (MALDI-TOFExpand
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Optimization of batch process parameters using response surface methodology for dye removal by a novel adsorbent
Abstract Adsorption of Astrazone Blue FRR (Basic Blue 69) and Teflon Blue ANL (Acid Blue 125) was investigated using a hybrid adsorbent that was prepared by pyrolysing a mixture of carbon and fly ashExpand
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Heavy metal removal from multicomponent system by sulfate reducing bacteria: Mechanism and cell surface characterization.
This study evaluated the combined effect of Cd(II), Cu(II), Ni(II), Fe(III), Pb(II) and Zn(II) on each other removal by anaerobic biomass under sulfate reducing condition. Statistically validExpand
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Production, Characterization, and Properties of Sophorolipids from the Yeast Candida bombicola using a Low-cost Fermentative Medium
The yeast Candida bombicola produces biosurfactant with properties akin to those of sophorolipid (SL) group of compounds. In the present work, the yeast was shown to produce 63.7 g l−1 SL when grownExpand
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Localization and production of novel l-asparaginase from Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428
Abstract Bacterial l -asparaginase has been widely used as therapeutic agent in the treatment of various lymphoblastic leukemia diseases. Studies on localization and production of novelExpand
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Batch growth kinetics of an indigenous mixed microbial culture utilizing m-cresol as the sole carbon source.
An indigenous mixed microbial culture, isolated from a sewage treatment plant located in Guwahati was used to study biodegradation of m-cresol in batch shake flasks. m-Cresol concentration in theExpand
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Sophorolipids from Candida bombicola using mixed hydrophilic substrates: production, purification and characterization.
Sophorolipids (SLs) are glycolipids type of biosurfactants and are produced by the yeast Candida bombicola. Medium containing mixed hydrophilic substrate (deproteinized whey and glucose), yeastExpand
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Removal of Cu(II) by biosorption onto coconut shell in fixed-bed column systems
Abstract Biosorption of Cu(II) onto coconut shell, an agricultural biomaterial, was studied in a fixed-bed column. The Cu(II) biosorption column had the best performance at 10 mg L−1 inlet Cu(II)Expand
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